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Articles with the Tag: Elections

Youth coalition files lawsuit to challenge voter suppressio

By Rylee Sommers-Flanagan, Upper Seven Law BILLINGS — Montana Youth Action, Forward Montana Foundation, and Montana Public Interest Research Group (MontPIRG) have filed a lawsuit challenging three recently passed laws that restrict young Montanans’ access to voting. The challenged bills i...

Spotlight Act to shine light on dark money in politics

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) along with U.S. Rep. David Price (D-N.C.) are reintroducing their Spotlight Act to shine a light on dark money political donors and hold the government accountable to enforce our nation’s campaign finance laws.  The S...

Tester reaffirms commitment to cleaning up dark money in politics

News from the Office of Jon Tester MONTANA — On the 11th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision that turned on the spigot of dark money in elections, U.S. Senator Jon Tester reaffirmed his commitment to fighting the corrosive influence of dark money and announced he will...

Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level Republicans anchor Montana’s government at every level

 Last Tuesday’s election changed the hue of Montana from purple to deep red, firmly anchoring Republicans at every level of state government, from the governor’s mansion on down. In the federal arena too, Gov. Steve Bullock succumbed to Republican incumbent Steve Daines in the race for the U...

New Lake County clerk, recorder appointed, new election administrator hired New Lake County clerk, recorder appointed, new election administrator hired

LAKE COUNTY – Katie Harding steps into her new role as interim Lake County Clerk and Recorder Oct. 28, when the county commissioners make her appointment official.  She replaces Paula Holle, who retired recently after 31 years in county government. Harding also occupies an office once held by h...

MSU releases its treasure state pre-election poll MSU releases its treasure state pre-election poll

MSU News Service Montana State University recently released the results of its Treasure State poll weighing Montana attitudes for the 2020 general election set for Nov 3.  All the major races are close and the poll has a 3.9 percent margin of error, according to David Parker, MSU political scien...

Montana Native Vote releases endorsements for 2020 Election

News from Montana Native Vote  MONTANA — Montana Native Vote Action Fund is a local, native led statewide political action committee that is working to build native political power across the state. This includes electing Native Americans to state and local office, protecting and expanding ac...

Tune in, get informed

News from Montana Public Radio, Yellowstone Public Radio and Montana Free Press MONTANA — If you’ve turned on the TV in Montana recently, you’ve probably been bombarded with advertisements propping up — or tearing down — candidates for political office. Each contender claim...

CSKT Tribal Council endorses Morigeau for state auditor

News from CSKT PABLO –  Shane Morigeau, candidate for state auditor and current state legislator, received a formal endorsement from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Council.  Morigeau, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, grew up in Ronan and gra...

Support Fox for governor

Editor,  It is my pleasure to endorse Attorney General Tim Fox to be our next governor of Montana. He was born, raised and educated in Montana. He has an exemplary record as Montana’s Attorney General for protecting the unborn, fighting and winning for our Second Amendment rights and is unmatch...


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